Lunaria Satchel - December 2019

 

The Lunaria Satchel is a medium sized cross body bag with plenty of pockets! This bag has a total of 7 pockets. On the exterior, it has one large zippered pocket built into the flap closure. On the front of the bag under the flap, there is one large slip pocket with 2 zippered on either side. Inside the bag, you'll find another 2 slip pockets and 1 zippered pocket. 

The flap is a generous size allowing you to feature one of your favourite fabrics. 

MEASUREMENTS

12” W x 9” H x 4” D (30.5 cm x 22.9 cm x 10 cm) 

SUPPLIES:

Exterior fabric: 

3/4 yard Exterior fabric 1 (44” W)
1/4 yard Exterior fabric 2 or vinyl/cork (54” W)

Lining fabric:

1.5 yard Lining fabric (44” W)

Interfacing:

5 yards Fusible woven interfacing (20” wide)**
13” W x 10” H Fusible fleece (45” wide)
8” W x 3.75” H Firm Sew-in Stabilizer (Pellon Peltex 70/Stiff Stuff interfacing)
1 yard Foam interfacing

Notions and Supplies:

(1) 12” zipper for main closure (or 13” of zipper tape)
(2) 7” zippers for exterior pockets (or 9” of zipper tape)
(1) 18mm magnetic snap
(2) 1.5” rectangle rings
(1) 1.5” rectangle slide
(1) 9” zipper for interior pocket
Optional: (4) purse feet, rivetsOther: double-sided tape or fabric glue, fabric pen, fray check

** Quantity of fusible woven interfacing will vary depending on your fabric choices.

Free Video Tutorial:

 

INSPIRATION PHOTOS: 

Michelle Tripp of Barabooboo Designs has provided photos of every view showing all of the bag's pockets. 

Piera Lotito of By Piera has featured a lovely map fabric on the flap of her bag.

 

Fiona Kelly of Tangled Blossoms Design used Tim Holtz and chocolate cork for her bag. She also kindly modelled the bag (first photo at the top of this page). 

 

Abbe Coury of Just an E has made this beautiful version using colourful Alison Glass fabric. 

Line Vienneau made a gorgeous version in blues and gold!

Wendy Dunham of W.D. Handbags made a bag that follows her usual classy style in a white quilted vinyl and gorgeous silver touches.

 

Rashada Cherry made her Lunaria in denim and brown faux leather. You can see more of her work on Instagram @leehilldesigns

Chera Phipody from Phipody Handmade made this colourful version in Tula Pink Monkey Wrench fabric!